Whose Blog Is This?
Log onto Squarespace
« Babywearing | Main | Blog Carnival: Midwifery & Racism »

Quiet Blog Carnival - Anyone Out There?

Because of my own strange set of medical issues, I am the first to tell you I didn't nurse the Blog Carnival the way I should have/could have. And today is the Reveal Day.

I haven't poked around a lot, so am not sure what else is out there, but a kind soul let me know about this important piece.

"Are scholarships for non-white midwifery students anti-white racism?"

"The worst part about this is that it isn't like a scholarship "buys away" racism.  It goes a very small distance towards alleviating a tremendous body of counter forces that I've not done much justice to describe.  A small, pitiful distance. I suspect that a small, pitiful distance is as far as we'll ever get."

And a couple of days early, The Unnecesarean published "Racism and Low Birth Weight 101"; a lively discussion has continued in the comments. Included in the piece is a slideshow that begins:

"African American infants are more than two times likely to die during the first year of life than white infants. Why is there such a disparity?"

I'd love to add more information, pieces from now or before. Feel free to submit. I'll work on my own piece this weekend. Thanks for everyone's patience.

References (1)

References allow you to track sources for this article, as well as articles that were written in response to this article.
  • Response
    I feel the collaboration itself is just not the emergent phenomenon, however is inflicting the emergence of something at a better degree?

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
All HTML will be escaped. Hyperlinks will be created for URLs automatically.